Monday, February 21, 2011

Cheers, Millie!

Yesterday I spent some time with little Miss Millie and her family.  Millie's grandparents came all the way from England just to meet her, so it was a perfect opportunity to take some photographs.  I had so much fun with this family yesterday that time just flew by.  As you can see, this baby girl is just beautiful and equally as sweet.  Click on the image to view larger.

Sleeping beauty.

Big blue eyes.
Such a pretty family!

Yes this is the cutest hat ever.

 Who can resist little baby feet?

Sweet dreams.

Gazing at Daddy.


With her beaming Grandparents.

It's a family tradition to toast in honor of the new baby...

Cheers Millie!

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Introducing Miss A.

Yesterday I had the honor of photographing this beautiful baby girl and her equally beautiful family.  Miss A was very alert and ready for her close-up.  Her Mom and Dad could not have been prouder and looked suspiciously well-rested for new could have something to do with two doting Aunts and a loving Grandma visiting for the week.  :-)   I still have lots of images to review but I had to stop myself to get this preview up this afternoon.  Click on the photo to see full size.  I hope you enjoy!

Isn't she gorgeous?  Such beautiful eyes.

 Baby makes three.
 Such a sweet little bundle.  (P.S.  She has the cutest nursery I have ever seen!)
 Baby and friend.

 Tiny hand.

 I love it when parents want a few shots just of themselves. We braved the morning chill to take a few outside.  
I can't resist a picket fence.
 Lots of love for this little one!
 Congratulations on this perfect little blessing. 

Monday, February 7, 2011

I Heart Faces: Hearts

This week's challenge over at I Heart Faces is "Hearts."  I racked my brain over the weekend trying to come up with a creative idea, then I realized I already had the perfect photo from last week's shoot. So forgive me for being redundant but I had to use this photo because I heart it so much!

Last week I did a volunteer shoot for Operation: Love Reunited which offers free photo shoots for military families going through a deployment.  This young soldier just came home from Iraq for a few weeks R&R before heading back for another six months. As soon as he arrived back in the states, he and his lovely fiancee got married!  They were heading off on their honeymoon the day after our shoot.  She wore the perfect earrings for this moment, don't you think?

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Operation: Love Reunited Newlyweds

If you follow my blog you may know I'm a volunteer photographer for Operation: Love Reunited, an organization that offers free photo shoots for military families going through a deployment.  It's a great cause and an honor to give back to these families who sacrifice so much.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing Alex and Emily.  Alex just arrived home from Iraq for a few weeks of R&R and this beautiful young couple got married as soon as he got back!  We did the shoot the day before they headed off to Disney World for their honeymoon.  It was an uncharacteristically gorgeous, warm day in Charlotte for this time of year - perfect for our shoot.  Here's the preview: 

 Aren't they the cutest couple?

(I had to hide his last name on his uniform per OpLove guidelines in case you're wondering)



The obligatory "shoe" photo.

Congratulations Alex and Emily on your marriage!  Alex returns to Iraq soon for 6 more months.   
I wish you a safe, quick homecoming and a lifetime of happiness together! 

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